Patricia N. Stevenson drove her SUV south on 66th Street North when she attempted to turn left onto 30th Avenue North. James V. Redner-Gilmartin was riding his motorcycle north on 66th Street North at around 10:25 p.m. local time when the fatal crash happened.
Redner-Gilmartin was behind another vehicle and out of the sight of Stevenson when he was hit by the SUV. Police say Redner-Gilmartin changed lanes shortly before the fatal crash.
ABC Action News reports that Redner-Gilmartin died at the scene. He was not wearing a helmet. Stevenson was injured in the wreck and transported to the hospital. Police are continuing to investigate the car-motorcycle wreck.
According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), 4,295 motorcyclists died in crashes in 2014. Here is additional information regarding motorcycle crashes: